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Grilled Corn with Thyme

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022
The simple addition of thyme and lemon juice brings a unique flavor to corn. Grilled in the husks, the kernels are moist and tender. —Frieda Bliesner, Adell, Wisconsin
Grilled Corn with Thyme Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 large ears sweet corn in husks
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. Combine the remaining ingredients; spread over corn. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string. Place in a Dutch oven; cover with cold water. Soak for 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning often.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 199 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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